Masters of International Relations / Peace and Conflict Studies

Study Discipline: Social Sciences
Study Programme Details
City: Brisbane
Country: Australia
Admission Sessions: Autumn Session, Spring Session
Study Format: Full Time
Mode of Study: Fully on Site

Programme Type

Master's degree


24 Months

Scholarship Available




About this Study Course

Embark on a transformative journey with our Masters of International Relations / Peace and Conflict Studies, where you’ll graduate with two highly coveted qualifications, primed to make a difference in conflict resolution, aid, and development.

This two-year full-time (or part-time equivalent) dual degree program offers a unique opportunity to obtain comprehensive expertise in both international relations and peace and conflict studies. Immerse yourself in a stimulating academic environment led by renowned scholars, renowned for its international recognition in the field of peace and conflict studies.


The Masters of International Relations component delves into the intricacies of contemporary world politics, international security, and global governance, equipping you with analytical skills to navigate complex diplomatic landscapes. Meanwhile, the Peace and Conflict Studies component provides insights into the root causes of conflicts and strategies for peace-building, empowering you with practical tools for conflict analysis and resolution.

Graduates of this program are well-equipped to pursue rewarding careers in diplomacy, government, think-tanks, NGOs, the UN, and media organizations, driving positive change on a global scale.

Admission Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) in a relevant discipline with a GPA of 5.0
  • Alternatively, completion of specific UQ Graduate Certificates with a GPA of 4.0 may also be considered
  • Relevant work experience may be taken into account and is subject to individual assessment
  • English language proficiency as per UQ’s requirements
  • nternational Relations: Key Issues and Challenges
  • International Political Analysis and Risk Evaluation
  • Peace and Conflict Studies: Forces and Prevention
  • Conflict Analysis and Resolution Techniques
  • Applied Fieldwork Experience or Research Thesis

Annual fee:

  • International:AUD $41,120
  • Domestic:$28,000

Future Career Outcomes

Our alumni have forged successful careers in various sectors, leveraging their dual qualifications to tackle complex global challenges. From negotiating peace agreements to implementing humanitarian initiatives, graduates of our program are making meaningful contributions to society.

Visa Requirements:

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